Friday, February 3, 2012

africa screams (1949)

Abbott and Costello comedy, which starts with Bud, (as a book store assistant), playing a fearless lion tamer - the gag being that he's using a kitten! It spits and hisses at him and Bud runs away.

The duo come across a lion cub, and Bud comes up with the idea to catch it, unfortunately coming across its mother in the process! More lions appear later, within a long lion taming sequence.

piranha (1972)

Generic jungle scenes at the begining of this lame horror briefly feature a jaguar.

the island of dr. Moreau (1977)

The beautiful Maria, turns up on the beach with her pet serval, which promptly runs off with her scarf.

Later Lions, tigers and other big cats also make a brief appearance, escaping their cages to fight the creatures on the island.

Monday, January 30, 2012

singles (1992)

Man tells his potential girlfriend all about his neighbours, whilst a cat begs to be let into one of the flats.

the notorious bettie page (2005)

Biopic of the rise of our favourite cheese cake pin-up from the 50's, Bettie Page. At one point she is involved in a jungle scene, posing with a couple of tranquil leopards.